Western Cape police crack down

CAPE TOWN- Western Cape police arrested 17 drunk drivers during 24 roadblocks held in the province this weekend.

Traffic officials also apprehended four intoxicated pedestrians.

“The highest reading recorded was 1,05 mg/l and that was in Knysna,” said Provincial Traffic Chief Kenny Africa.

“We also arrested seven others; one was an illegal immigrant in theMosselBayregion and four drunk pedestrians in the Oudtshoorn region.”

Africasaid two speedsters were also fined.

“The highest speed was 207 km/h in Beaufort West and 158km/l in 120 zone inMosselBay.”

Africasaid the group will appear in court on Monday.

Motorists have also been urged to be cautious and to obey the rules of the road following a fatal accident on Saturday.

Africaconfirmed that three people were killed in a collision on the N2 nearCaledon.

He said the accident occurred near the Villersdorp turn-off on Saturday.

“Two vehicles collided head on.

“One vehicle burnt out and the occupant in the vehicle died.

“The two occupants in the other vehicle also died.”

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